The History Club of Sioux Falls

Since 1879 The History Club has been involved with and supported hundreds of community service projects in Sioux Falls, including:

  • Co-creating the first public library.
  • Consulting on the location and aesthetics of the Orpheum Theatre.
  • Initiating the installation of the Japanese Gardens in Terrace Park.
  • The Sioux River Greenway Trails.

The History Club, a nonprofit organization with a focus on community service, is a 501(c)(3) organization for tax purposes. It is located just blocks from downtown Sioux Falls.

Today The History Club continues to evolve with the changing times by:

  • Maintaining, restoring, and preserving the corporation’s historic building.
  • Maintaining its archives of women’s history collection for public use.
  • Serving as a resource to the community.
  • Developing and sponsoring community and volunteer programs.
  • Providing informative programs at monthly meetings.
  • Providing a place for the community to gather.
  • Offering friendship, fellowship, and a sense of community to its members.

Ongoing Projects and Activities

  • Annual scholarship for female University of Sioux Falls students.
  • Volunteer reading program at Bowden Youth Center
  • Tea Society
  • Book club
  • Yoga group
  • Preservation of the clubhouse
  • A variety of charitable and social activities..


The History Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization organized by an Executive Board.
Click the following links to download the History Club’s Organizational documents:
Articles of Incorporation
Rental rates and policies
Expense Voucher

History Club Brochure

Learn more about the impact the History Club has had on the Sioux Falls community since the 1870s!